Individual Study / AusDiab

Australian Diabetes Obesity and Lifestyle Study

Australian Diabetes Obesity and Lifestyle Study

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Initiatives -
Estimate the national and regional prevalence of diabetes and other forms of abnormal glucose tolerance; 1. Estimate the prevalence of the cardiovascular risk factors within the Metabolic Syndrome, including obesity, hypertension, and lipid profile abnormalities; 2. Assess the distribution and relationships of the cardiovascular risk factors indicated above; 3. Assess temporal trends in risk factor prevalences with reference to previous Australian surveys; 4. Describe health knowledge and attitudes and utilization of health services; 5. Provide baseline data for longitudinal cohort studies.
Start Year
1999
End Year
2013
Funding
The AusDiab study is funded by the Federal Government through a National Health and Medical Research Council grant, as well as support from State governments, academic and industry partners.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Prof. David W Dunstan
    Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
  • Prof. Jonathan Shaw
    Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
  • Prof. Bob Atkins
    Monash University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
5 (2005) and 12 (2011) year follow-up.

Marker Paper

Dunstan DW, Zimmet PZ, Welborn TA, Cameron AJ, Shaw J, de Courten M, Jolley D, McCarty DJ; Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab). The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)--methods and response rates. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2002 Aug;57(2):119-29. doi: 10.1016/s0168-8227(02)00025-6.

PUBMED 12062857

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
11,247
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged over 25 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.baker.edu.au/impact/ausdiab